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  • Man 'lying in road' in Radstock was hit by a car and killed

    By MidsomerNorton People at 09:55 on 21/01/13
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    A man died after a reported collision with a car in Radstock. The incident happened at about 4.20am yesterday on the A367, near to the Bath Road service station hand car wash. ​ It is believed the male pedestrian was lying in the road when they were hit by a vehicle travelling along the road. The man was later confirmed dead at the scene. Police said they are currently treating the death as unexplained. They are asking anyone who...
  • Midsomer Norton 20mph speed limit proposal

    By MrLemon at 13:22 on 03/11/12
    Midsomer Norton 20mph speed limit - a good idea?
    Just got round to opening my letter from Bath and North East Somerset Councill about their plans to impose a 20mph speed limit on roads in Midsomer Norton. An admirable plan, perhaps, but seems to me they can't enforce the current 30mph speed limit, what makes them think that 20mph will be easier. Haven't they seen (or heard) the boy racers in town? The High Street resembles a race track for those adapted Novas and Renault 5s. The...
  • Extra extra wide pavement opposite Norton hill school

    By trebornhoj at 22:35 on 16/02/12
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    What another waste of money making the extra wide pavement/ cycle track adjacent to Norton Hill School, I have never witnessed anyone useing it yet.The traffic ,especially when two buses or lorries converge in different directions, have difficulty in passing one another. 90% of the cars cut the corner on the way up ,and its turned into a dangerous place.What in this world were the Planners thinking when this was designed....
  • New transport scheme to benefit Midsomer Norton's elderly and disabled

    By CarlaEGale at 14:14 on 16/06/11
    Disabled and elderly people on low incomes can get help with transport to their medical appointments
    Elderly or disabled  people on low incomes living in Midsomer Norton and Norton East Somerset can now get help with transport to medical appointments.  The new initiative was launched by SWAN Advice Networks which  started the project on June 6 after receiving £9,982  from the BIG Lottery.  SWAN'S volunteer transport co-ordinator Sarah Oughton said: "Many people in Bath and Norton East Somerset...
  • Free cycle parking for small businesses, community groups etc

    By Lifecycleuk at 15:35 on 24/01/11
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    Free cycle parking is available to small businesses, community groups, churches, charities in the BANES area. Full details can be found at

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